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The Silky, Lacy, Kiki de Montparnasse Sample Sale Lingerie Starts at $20 (Updated)

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Update: As of Wednesday morning, everything is an additional 50% off of its sale price. Original sale prices are reflected below and in the gallery captions above.

We stopped by the Kiki De Montparnasse sample sale yesterday afternoon just a few
hours after it opened at 151 Wooster Street. This is a continuation of the brand's moving sale that started last month at its now-former Greene Street storefront — look for it to reappear at 102 Franklin Street in Tribeca in the coming weeks. Here, we found tons of bralettes and lacy undies, but not a lot of ready-to-wear or sleep wear to cover it all up in these colder months.

First up after coat check are jersey camis ($40) in a few colorways, as well as lacy bodysuits ($60) and a couple of short silk robes ($150). The camis and bodysuits were mostly smalls and extra-smalls, but we did see a few mediums and larges scattered among the racks.

The rest of the left-hand wall in the front of the space is taken up by sheer lacy bralettes and matching panties. Longline and underwire bras are $50, molded and soft triangle bras are $40, and leather bras are $65. For panties, high-waisted styles, boyshorts, and peek-a-boo styles are $40, and thongs are $30. Nude colorways are the most well-stocked, but there's plenty of navy and black on the racks. too.

The samples start toward the back along the left-hand wall by the fitting rooms. All bras are $30, with the exception of soft triangle bras, which are $25. Panties are $25, but thongs are priced at $20. We noticed that many of the samples were the same styles as those out on the floor, but there are also a few older, worse-for-the-wear items mixed in. Also note that the samples don't have size tags.

The selection is overall more colorful than what we saw on the rest of the floor, with a few daring red pieces standing out. We also spotted a few pairs of silk lounge shorts for $30. There's one rack of sample ready-to-wear towards the back wall, but it's mostly just $60 jeans.

There are more styles of panties along the back wall, mostly ruffled and silky ones ($40). Racks of jeans ($75) and garter belts ($45) are in the middle of the room in the back, and ready-to-wear starts in the back right-hand corner. There isn't a ton of stock, but we did see lace leggings ($50), cashmere leggings ($150), and a few styles of leather skirts ($350). Other styles of note include a vampy long black skirt ($195), a white sleepwear-inspired chiffon dress ($250), and a few wrap-front teddies ($95). We also spotted lounge shorts in jersey ($30) and silk ($45), plus silk camis ($50) and blouses ($95).

There are tables of books along the right-hand wall — this is the "media" we were wondering about. These are priced as marked, and we saw tags ranging from $1 to $5. A glass case with erotic accessories is set up closer to the registers. Leather corsets ($150), belts ($100), and bras ($65) are set up by the registers as well.

This sale is running through Sunday at 4pm; check out the Dealfeed below for more details.